It is very easy to get overwhelmed when collecting vintage video games. It can be tempting to attempt to collect full console libraries of games, but sometimes focusing on a certain sub-category of a particular library can often be a more practical (and many times more enjoyable) experience.
This is the first of a series of collecting guides that will focus on a subset of games that are popular with … [ Read More... ]
Welcome to the final installment of Together Retro for 2011. It has been a great year for our retro gaming club! We have won the World Series, flown spaceships through enemy fleets, solved murders, competed in an international martial arts tournament, and battled fallen angels. All of this was just a warm-up, however. Now the … [ Read More... ]
30 years ago today the BBC Micro was first unveiled. The computer became a firm fixture in classrooms across the UK in the Eighties thanks to its tie with the BBC’s Computer Literacy Project, a television show aimed to teach children the basics of computer science.
Looking for a versatile computer with which to base its project on, the BBC approached a number of British computer manufacturers in its search. … [ Read More... ]